LIVE News Updates: Maharashtra will enter strict weekend lockdown from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am

Maharashtra will enter strict weekend lockdown from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am. Essential services and transportation including buses, trains, taxis are permitted: Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik

Empty roads amid Lockdown in India (Photo Courtesy: Twitter)
Empty roads amid Lockdown in India (Photo Courtesy: Twitter)
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04 Apr 2021, 6:27 PM

They (Left) do same division that BJP does, they spread same hatred. It's interesting to me, the PM spends every single day saying 'Congressmukt Bharat', I have never heard him say 'CPM Left Front Mukt Bharat or Kerala': Congress' Rahul Gandhi in Thiruvananthapuram.

04 Apr 2021, 6:26 PM

SOP will be implemented starting tomorrow at 8 pm: Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik

SOP will be implemented starting tomorrow at 8 pm. Gathering of more than 5 persons is prohibited. Government offices will work at 50% capacity. Private vehicles are permitted to run on 50% sitting capacity: Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik

04 Apr 2021, 6:25 PM

Maharashtra will enter strict weekend lockdown from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am

Maharashtra will enter strict weekend lockdown from Friday 8 pm to Monday 7 am. Essential services and transportation including buses, trains, taxis are permitted: Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik

04 Apr 2021, 6:24 PM

In the coming days, there is a possibility of a lockdown-like situation on Saturdays and Sundays: Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh

In the coming days, there is a possibility of a lockdown-like situation on Saturdays and Sundays. There will be a restriction on visiting open spaces including garden, beaches, Gateway of India & other places on Saturdays and Sundays: Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh

04 Apr 2021, 5:36 PM

Libya receives 1st COVID vax shipment

Libya has received its first shipment of vaccines against COVID-19, with 101,250 doses from Russia, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

The Sputnik doses arrived in the capital Tripoli and will be stored in the Health Ministry's warehouses, according to official news agency LNA.

No date has been given for when vaccinations will begin, dpa news agency quoted the LNA as saying.

04 Apr 2021, 5:36 PM

23 dead in Indonesia flash floods

At least 23 people were killed, while two others reportedly missing in flash floods and landslides that hit villages in Adonara Island in eastern Indonesia, an official said.

Raditya Jati, a spokesman for the national disaster mitigation agency, said heavy rainfall since Saturday caused the flooding that hit East Flores district of East Nusa Tenggara province at 1 a.m. on Sunday, dpa news agency reported.

04 Apr 2021, 5:10 PM

Govinda tests positive for COVID-19

Actor Govinda has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is under home quarantine, his wife Sunita Ahuja said on Sunday.

The 57-year-old actor has "mild symptoms" and is following necessary protocol.

"He (Govinda) tested positive today morning. His symptoms are absolutely mild. There's nothing to worry about. He is quarantining at home and taking precautions," Sunita told PTI.

04 Apr 2021, 5:08 PM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan holds a roadshow in Kannur

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan holds a roadshow in Kannur. Kerala will go to polls in one phase on April 6th.

04 Apr 2021, 4:43 PM

Casualties from Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh yet to be ascertained: Amit Shah at Sualkuchi in Assam

Casualties from Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh yet to be ascertained, search operations on: Amit Shah at Sualkuchi in Assam

04 Apr 2021, 4:42 PM

Fire breaks out at Dahisar Jumbo COVID Centre, 4 fire tenders are at the spot

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Dahisar Jumbo Covid Centre; 4 fire tenders are at the spot. No casualties reported.

04 Apr 2021, 3:20 PM

Home Minister Amit Shah cuts short his visit to Assam, returning to Delhi after 22 jawans killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh: officials

04 Apr 2021, 1:43 PM

Delhi records minimum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius

The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season's average, on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The maximum temperature is expected to settle around 36 degrees Celsius, MeT officials said.

The relative humidity was recorded at 49 per cent.

The weatherman predicted mainly clear skies in the day. The skies may turn partly cloudy towards the afternoon or evening.

04 Apr 2021, 1:42 PM

Puducherry reports 227 COVID-19 cases

04 Apr 2021, 11:47 AM

Classes 10, 11 & 12 will also be closed for one week in all schools from 5th April till 11th April in J&K

Classes 10, 11 & 12 will also be closed for one week in all schools from 5th April till 11th April in J&K. All gatherings for social and customary functions will be restricted to 200 people only: Office of LG, J&K

04 Apr 2021, 11:13 AM

PM Modi chairs high-level meet amid surge in coronavirus cases across India: sources

04 Apr 2021, 10:54 AM

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 2 out of 5 security personnel who died in the attack are from CRPF

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 2 out of 5 security personnel who died in the attack are from CRPF. 16 out total 31 injured are CRPF personnel. Out of 21 missing security personnel, 7 are from CRPF.

04 Apr 2021, 10:14 AM

3 held for abducting, gang raping UP woman

The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested three men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 25-year-old woman.

The three have been accused of gang raping the woman on March 22 after abducting her from her house.

The incident occurred in a village under the Mirzapur police station limits, the police said.

On March 22, the woman was allegedly abducted by the accused from the roof of her house after which they took turns to rape her.

04 Apr 2021, 10:13 AM

India reports 93,249 new COVID cases, 1,24,85,509 total cases

India reports 93,249 new COVID cases, 60,048 discharges, and 513 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,24,85,509 Total recoveries: 1,16,29,289 Active cases: 6,91,597 Death toll: 1,64,623 Total vaccination: 7,59,79,651

04 Apr 2021, 9:39 AM

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 130.6 million

04 Apr 2021, 9:38 AM

13 injured in thermal power plant blast in UP

Thirteen labourers were injured following an explosion in a boiler in the Lanco Anpara thermal power plant on Sunday morning.

Five of the injured labourers were in a serious condition and have been shifted to Varanasi for advanced treatment.

Relief and rescue operations have begun to evacuate other labourers who are feared trapped in.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed district officials to provide all possible assistance to the injured persons.

He has also directed the concerned officials to investigate the incident and fix responsibility for the lapses that led to the accident.

04 Apr 2021, 9:24 AM

Actor Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19

Actor Akshay Kumar says he has tested positive for COVID-19. "I'm under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care," he says.

04 Apr 2021, 9:19 AM

13 labourers injured in mishap at power plant in Uttar Pradesh

13 labourers injured in mishap at power plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra; 8 labourers discharged after being given first aid, 5 admitted to hospital, NDTV reported

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